Curious Worldview Podcast

105: Chris Sparks | Poker All The Way Down, Poker's Black Friday, High-Stakes Poker & Thinking Probabilistically

September 08, 2022 Chris Sparks Episode 105
Curious Worldview Podcast
105: Chris Sparks | Poker All The Way Down, Poker's Black Friday, High-Stakes Poker & Thinking Probabilistically
Show Notes

๐ŸŽ™๏ธ: https://atlasgeographica.com/chris-sparks/

๐Ÿปโ˜•: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/ryanhogg

The following is a conversation with Chris Sparks, one of the OGโ€™s of online poker. Chris has been ranked in the top 20 online cash players in the world, and is now, in addition to many other things, the founder of Forcing Function, which teaches elite poker frameworks to investors and executives in meaningful companies.

Chris is also the host of the Forcing Function Hour Podcast which explores the frameworks he teaches at Forcing Function with an eclectic mix of different high performers.

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Time Stamps With John Perkins

  • 00:00 โ€“ Introduction.
  • 01:45 โ€“ Craziest & Degenerate Side Betting Chris Has Seen?
  • 25:10 โ€“ Thinking Probabilisticly.
  • 43:00 โ€“ Nassim Taleb.
  • 54:10 โ€“ Pokerโ€™s Black Friday Explained.
  • 1:02:21 โ€“ Chinese Proverbs & Serendipity.
  • 1:12:14 โ€“ Has Poker Overoptimisation Driven Away Pokerโ€™s Great Personalities?
  • 1:16:13 โ€“ Dynamics Of The Private Game & Private Games In Austin.
  • 1:24:12 โ€“ Conversation Between Any Two People Of History.
  • 1:27:45 โ€“ Afterthoughts & Ambition For The Podcast.

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Links To Chris Sparks

โ— Performance Assessment: https://www.forcingfunction.com/assessment
โ— Peak Performance Workbook http://www.experimentwithoutlimits.com
โ— Forcing Function Hour Podcast: http://www.forcingfunctionhour.com
โ— Group Coaching Program: https://www.teamperformancetraining.com
โ— Review Workshop: https://www.reviewandrevision.com
โ— Media Appearances: https://www.forcingfunction.com/appearances
โ— Articles: https://www.forcingfunction.com/articles
โ— Twitter: https://twitter.com/SparksRemarks